TruJet evolves into national carrier, gets nod to fly in 20 more routes

Hyderabad-headquartered air carrier TruJet, owned by Turbo Megha Airways, part of Megha Engineering and Infrastructures Ltd (Meil) group, on Saturday said it has evolved into a national carrier, having commenced operations as regional carrier two and a half years back.

In a statement, the air carrier said it has obtained fresh permission to fly in 20 additional routes. These include Ahmadabad to Porubandar, Jaisalmer, Nasik, Jalagao, Gauhati to Kuchchihar, Buranpur, Teju and Tejapur among others.

The carrier said it has till now carried more than 10 lakh passengers to their destination with reaching the one million passengers mark on January 19 in Goa to Hyderabad route.

TruJet currently has five aircrafts connecting 13 destinations in India with 32 services a day. The air carrier is planning to add seven more aircrafts soon. Under the UDAN scheme, it is currently operating from 13 stations including Hyderabad, Aurangabad, Chennai, Goa, Rajahmundry, Vijayawada, Tirupati, Bengaluru, Mumbai, Nanded, Cuddapah, Mysore and Vidyanagar. TruJet is going to start service from Chennai to Selam on March 25.

“TruJet is now reaching a new level to serve our beloved passenger with a whole new approach. To encourage the Indian population towards air traveling, TruJet is offering exclusive fares starting from Rs 599,” said Senthil Raja, Head - Commercial, Turbo Megha Airways.

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